directional well

directional well

[də′rek·shən·əl ′wel]
(petroleum engineering)
A well drilled at an angle up to 70° from the vertical to avoid obstacles over the reservoir, such as towns, beaches, or bodies of water.
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According to the company, it takes 30 days to drill one directional well and approximately 15 days to develop it.
In response to interest from oil and gas operators for drilling with casing in directional wells, Tesco is currently drilling and evaluating a directional well using the casing drilling process.
A drilling rig has been tentatively scheduled to drill a directional well to test the Cockfield Sand at 10,700 feet (TVD).
CanArgo are now preparing for the N99 well, a new well to be drilled in the eastern part of the Ninotsminda Field as a directional well close to the N98 location.
Openhole Liner (OHL(TM)) System to isolate a high-pressure zone and maintain vital hole size in this directional well located in the Norwegian North Sea.
4 was a 20,203 foot directional well designed to test the downdip limits on the eastern flank of the Redoubt structure.
Jim Stolle, Manager of Directional Well Surveys for P2 Energy Solutions, said, "The overall E&P process of developing a prospect into a producing oil and gas field relies heavily on computer applications in the workplace.
Development of individual technical projects for the construction of mining directional wells number 4704 projected depth of 1860 meters, ?
He said 63 wells have been spudded by the company since March 2015 of which 22 were directional wells.
AUTOTRAKROTARY STEERABLE A vital part of the BHA, the AutoTrak RSS improves hole quality in directional wells, drilling performance in complex 3D wells, and continuous steering and precise wellbore placement.
We don't claim to be brighter than other engineers but enjoy the luxury of being focused on key engineering challenges for high angle drilling, deepwater and directional wells and this combined with our experience has made Merlin personnel very good at it.

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